1. Coming Into My Lesbianhood

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    May 27, 2014 by Shea Carmen Swan

    Michelle Rodriguez attended An Evening With Women, her first official LGBTQ event since coming out as bisexual in an interview …
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  2. Battle of the Bathrooms

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    April 15, 2014 by Shea Carmen Swan

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    “I want to be able to go to the bathroom, and not think about going to the bathroom, and not …
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  3. Five Names

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    October 27, 2013 by Shea Carmen Swan

    Five Names A Profile Of James Markus Kelly Jennifer Kelly Corrigan was the name James was assigned at birth. James …
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  4. Let My People Pee !

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    May 5, 2013 by Shea Carmen Swan

    Bathroom Laws Phoenix’s City Council recently approved an amendment to their anti-discrimination law on Tuesday, February 26th. The anti-discrimination law …
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  5. DOMA: Why Are We Fighting For Hetero-Normative Assimilation?

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    April 14, 2013 by Shea Carmen Swan

    Erin Reilly, a 23-year-old student and part time security guard at The New School, married her partner Johanna Morales, a …
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  6. Our Silence Screams Against Harassment

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    March 13, 2013 by Shea Carmen Swan

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      Once a year Gay Straight Alliance clubs, or GSAs, in middle schools, high schools, and colleges across the nation …
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  7. Barebacking: No Condoms, No AIDS, No Problem!

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    February 25, 2013 by Shea Carmen Swan

    Barebacking is when two consenting men engage in intercourse without a condom. Only 20 years go was the AIDS epidemic …
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About Me

Shea Carmen Swan

Shea Carmen Swan

Journalist

I currently attend The New School Eugene Lang College for Liberal Arts, and write for our university's paper the New School Free Press. I'm majoring in journalism with a second focus in fiction. I also minor in gender studies.

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    WND.comIs Michelle Duggar guilty of 'LGBTQ fear-mongering'?WND.comAccording to a petition on Change.org entitled, “End LGBTQ fear mongering by the Duggars,” Michelle Duggar “is warning Fayetteville [Arkansas] residents that transgender people are child predators and that the law will somehow protect that predatory ...
  • Westchester's LGBTQ Youth, Front And Center At Center Lane - Westchester Magazine November 25, 2014
    Westchester MagazineWestchester's LGBTQ Youth, Front And Center At Center LaneWestchester MagazineCenter Lane, a program of Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS) and the county's only community center serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) youth, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary, yet many people aren […]
  • Exploring Ways to Open the Tent to LGBTQ Jews - Jewish Exponent November 25, 2014
    Jewish ExponentExploring Ways to Open the Tent to LGBTQ JewsJewish ExponentGenerations of LGBTQ people learned it was safest, even life-preserving, to hide in clear view. Hidden sexuality may become a confusing, dark secret. Some describe feeling like a part of themselves is in solitary confinement for an indefinite period of ...and more »
  • Celebrating Our Wins, Organizing for Our Future: LGBTQ Immigrants in Times of ... - Huffington Post November 24, 2014
    Celebrating Our Wins, Organizing for Our Future: LGBTQ Immigrants in Times of ...Huffington PostOn Thursday night, hundreds of thousands gathered across the country in living rooms, over laptops and in front of televisions waiting for and anticipating executive action on immigration from President Obama. Together we held our breath, we held hands ...
  • Panel addresses education for LGBTQ youth - Windy City Times November 26, 2014
    Panel addresses education for LGBTQ youthWindy City Times13, the Gay, Lesbian and Straight Education Network ( GLSEN ) released data from its National School Climate Survey, which studied the experiences of middle and high school LGBTQ youth across the country. The findings showcase experiences that are ...
  • Human Rights Campaign gives Tucson perfect score for LGBTQ treatment - Arizona Daily Wildcat November 24, 2014
    Arizona Daily WildcatHuman Rights Campaign gives Tucson perfect score for LGBTQ treatmentArizona Daily WildcatThe Human Rights Campaign released an annual list scoring cities around the country on how they treat their LGBTQ residents, and three Arizona cities scored a 100 percent. The HRC releases this list based on data from its Municipal Equality Index ...
  • HBGC's Gala: Do More to Empower LGBTQ Black & Latinos - Rainbow Times November 25, 2014
    Rainbow TimesHBGC's Gala: Do More to Empower LGBTQ Black & LatinosRainbow TimesThe event, hosted at the Courtyard Marriott in downtown Boston, honored national leaders and local organizations working to advance LGBTQ people of color and fundraised to continue HBGC's mission of inspiring and empowering the lives of Black and ...
  • LGBTQ-friendly Highland Lounge offers craft cocktails in Warehouse District - austin360 (blog) November 24, 2014
    LGBTQ-friendly Highland Lounge offers craft cocktails in Warehouse Districtaustin360 (blog)General Manager Elaine Everett prefers calling Highland an LGBTQ-friendly bar: a place where gay, straight, young, old men and women can come without feeling excluded because they don't fall in a certain label. “Highland is a little ahead of its time ...
  • Huzzah: NYC's First-Ever LGBTQ Comic Con Has Reached Its Fundraising Goal! - The Mary Sue November 24, 2014
    The Mary SueHuzzah: NYC's First-Ever LGBTQ Comic Con Has Reached Its Fundraising Goal!The Mary SueAt FLAME CON, geeks all corners of the LGBTQ community will have a unique opportunity to meet up and geek out over a range of artists, creators, and vendors catering to all kinds of queer interests and tastes. Provocative and intelligent panels will ...and […]
  • Thousands petition against "19 Kids and Counting" for LGBTQ "fear mongering" - CBS News November 19, 2014
    CBS NewsThousands petition against "19 Kids and Counting" for LGBTQ "fear mongering"CBS News"End LGBTQ fear mongering by the Duggars," a letter posted on petition page reads. "The Duggars have been using their fame to promote discrimination, hate, and fear-mongering against gays and transgendered people. You need to take a […]
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